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Monkeyin Around

August 6, 2010

FURIOUS G doing his first Saturday slot at MonkeyBusiness Camden, and it’s also his birthday – details below-

A very special show tonight
Monkey Business
Proudly Presents


funny young man

Matt Kirshen

At 29, Matt Kirshen’s precision wit has already earned him an impressive reputation on the UK comedy circuit. His engagingly impish style is shot through with an intelligent and skillful talent that belies his youthful appearance, making him a firm favourite with audiences and fellow comedians alike. Matt has an impressive array of awards and press accolades under his belt,

“A rollercoaster of comedy genius” The Scotsman.

“His performance is the perfect mix of innocence and post-adolescent cynicism driven by infectious energy.” Metro Life Magazine

“Excellent” The Stage

“Killer gags” Metro

“Matt Kirshen is a definite one to watch, his innocent looks belying a sharp, surreal and often gloriously sick mind” Metro

“A pocket sized dynamo” The Evening Standard

Matt was a featured support act on Marcus Brigstoke and Jeff Green’s UK tours in 2005, and opened for Ed Byrne on his 50 date tour of UK and Ireland in 2006.

very clever stand up
Nicki Doody

Nick Doody is one of brightest talents on the comedy circuit. Sharp, topical and not afraid to say what he thinks, his brand of political comedy and satire has won fans all over the country.
Nick blends the satirical with the shirts’ get the pasting they deserve.surreal and the silly to create his own parallel universe, where ‘friendly fire’ means exactly that and ‘arrogant t-
Nick’s career as a stand-up comedian got off to a pretty go od start, whilst still a student, Nick supported the late Bill Hicks on his final tour of the UK. Bill himself had requested Nick.
Since then Nick has become a familiar face on the comedy circuit. As well as gigging regularly all over the UK, Nick has also performed Ireland, Germany and Croatia.
Nick’s radio and TV credits include contributing to shows on BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5 Live and ‘The Mark Thomas Comedy Product’ on Channel 4.
One of the finest and most prolific writers on the circuit, Nick’s constantly updated material means that audiences will never hear the same set twice.
“The new Denis Leary” GALWAY LIST
“D oody’s physicality reminded us how important the visual dimension can be. It’s an area that all too many stand-ups seems to ignore” TIME OUT

“very impressive … unfailingly good punchlines … intelligent and funny … comes with the chortle seal of approval” CHORTLE

top tv personality
comic ,magician, showman
& tv film critic
Danny Buckler

Danny Buckler is fast establishing himself as one of the most popular
performers in showbiz with a unique style that combines stand-up comedy, improvisation, story-telling, audience participation and the odd bit of magic.
The past few years has seen Danny travel the world entertaining the troops in Bosnia, Belfast, The Falkland Islands and Diego Garcia. He was also invited to support Victoria Wood on her national tour, which led to Danny being asked to participate in the show ‘Victoria Wood and Friends’ at the swanky Adelphi Theatre alongside Victoria and Imelda Staunton.
2003 also saw Danny make his Edinburgh Festival debut at the prestigious Edinburgh Assembly Rooms in an extremely successful double-hander with fellow magician, Mandy Muden.
Danny is a much sought after TV warm-up artist, having worked on various shows including the BBC series ‘Dead Ringers’ and ‘Dinner Ladies’ among others.
Danny fronted the BBC 1 prime-time Saturday night special, ‘Secrets of Magic’, alongside John Lenehan, and Etienne Pradier.recently
“He stole the show with his excellent impersonations and improvisations” THREE WEEKS
“Puts Houdini to shame” DAILY MAIL
“An endearing air of parodic grandeur” METRO
“Before you knew it he had the whole audience cheering” THE STAGE

crowd pleasing

Marian Pashley


“Delightful ” -The Guardian

“Whimsically funny”- Evening Standard

super poet
Furious George Wielgus

+ funny character
Tony Izzet

MC Martin Besserman


F@ck f@cebook, in the f@ce!

May 2, 2010

Trying out some networking stuff to promo future gigs. Check out May its packed full of performances and in the big news Furious George has been booked for a Saturday night at the prestigious MonkeyBusiness comedy club! Watch this space!


“Great poet – stupid name.”

March 30, 2010

Last on the bill of fifteen new acts at Monkey Business in Chalk Farm … a woman was nearly killed by a falling light, the homeless took a severe tonguelashing from several ‘comics’ … performed OAPs and Word Pron to an exhausted and faintly abused crowd … Phots by Nurul Mohamad …

Martin Besserman

“Great poet – stupid name” quote from the man Martin Besserman himself, lovely guy, who was bizarrely sporting the same hat as my dad …